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Abstract Submission Platform is CLOSED
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All relevant information related to the abstract submission are summarized in the call for abstracts. Please note: The WSCC24 is planned as an in-person conference. An online participation for presenters is not foreseen. All presenters should be prepared to be at the conference in Gießen to present their content during the conference.


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Submission Instructions
  • All abstracts must be submitted online between 01 May and 23 June 2024
  • Abstracts can be submitted as ‘Oral or Poster Presentation’ or ‘Poster Presentation only’
  • All abstracts must be submitted through the submission portal in text form
  • The following information must be included in the submitted abstract: presentation title, all author(s)’ identifying information (including names, degrees, and institutional affiliations), WSCC topics (see list of topics in the submission portal), three to five keywords and narrative text (limited to 1800 characters)
  • The conference organization committee may propose an alternative presentation format (open space sessions), based on the available times in the conference program
Criteria for Abstract Selection
Abstracts will be selected by the WSCC scientific committee on the basis of the need to organize a well-balanced program and according to the following criteria:
  • Relevance of the presentation for the conference themes
  • Potential of the presentation to link science, practice, and decision-making
  • Quality of abstract, in terms of content and language
  • Originality and innovation
  • The introduction text should not exceed 25% of the total abstract. The methods, results, and problem solving approach should denote 75% of the abstract.
Limited Funding for Selected Presenters

Limited funding is available to support selected presenters in particular from DAC listed countries. The conference organizers will contact potential presenters eligible for funding after the submission deadline to determine the further proceeding. For selected presenters the WSCC24 may cover, depending on the necessity:

  • International travel (round-trip ticket) from the nearest international airport in the country of departure to Frankfurt am Main (FRA).
  • Airport transfer to/from the hotel in Gießen by public transport or shuttle.
  • The registration fee for the conference.
  • Four nights of accommodation (check-in 08th of October, check-out 12th of October) in a hotel selected by the conference organizing team including breakfast.

Please note that the WSCC2024 will NOT cover the following:

  • Local transport from current place of residence to the nearest international airport in your country
  • Airport taxes, if any
  • Visa fee, if any
  • Travel health insurance fees
  • Daily allowance or boarding that exceeds the meals that are offered during the conference

Spouses/Partners are not supported, but they can attend the conference as participants when paying the conference fee. Travel arrangements for spouses/partners need to be arranged by the participant and will not be organized by the conference organizers.